URPerforming! is back!

We're looking for any and all kinds of performers...do you sing, act, dance, juggle, do magic, perform poetry, rap, ride a unicycle, balance small live animals on your nose, or have any kind of talent or skill that you perform legally?  if so...we're looking for you to win $1,000 worth of prizes!

DEADLINE for PARTICIPATION is Monday, October 2.  Sign up today!

How does it work?

The Open Round

There will be an Open Round of performances on Friday, October 20 at 7 p.m. Anyone who applies can perform in the Open Round.

  • Performers will get to have 3-4 minutes to present themselves and their talent/act/skills
  • A group of University of Rochester celebrity judges will choose finalists to proceed to the Final Round on Saturday, October 21.  Interested in suggesting a celebrity judge (must be local to Rochester)?  Email us.
  • An audience choice finalist will also be selected

The Finals

The Finals will take place on Saturday, October 21 at 7 p.m.

  • Finalists will get up to 5-6 minutes to present their work
  • University of Rochester celebrity judges and live audiences will choose the three grand prizewinners
  • Fun will be had by all

The Prizes

  • 1st Prize: $600
  • 2nd Prize: $250
  • 3rd Prize: $150

Want to apply?


Contact Nigel.

Disclaimer: details and judges are subject to change.